Category Archives: Swarms

Palo Alto Swarm Hived

A hive I maintain in Palo Altos swarmed. The huge swarm landed on a branch about 20 feet from the hive. It was easy to hive but extremely hard to find the queen since there were so many bees. Eventually … Continue reading

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Huge Bee Swarm From Off-Site Los Altos Hive

One of my offsite hives located in Los Altos swarmed. This was obviously the primary swarm with the original queen and she was large and didn’t go too far, splattered all over the wall about 10 feet from the hive.

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Sunnyvale Bee Swarm Rescue

It’s wonderful to see people calling us to save our local honey bees even if the swarm/hive isn’t on their property. A nice lady who lives in the neighborhood spotted a swarm next to the sidewalk and called us to … Continue reading

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Los Altos Bee Removal – Rescuing Small Bee Swarm

Saturday after the kids basketball and baseball games, Dad and I were about to get start on our hive maintenance when we received a call from a Los Altos residence about a honey bee swarm that just landed in a … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Swarm – Small After-Swarm

The bee swarm season started much earlier this year due to the dry and warm weather. I received a few calls in February but didn’t get to them on time and they flew off. Finally this Friday I caught my … Continue reading

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Queen Cells!

Sunday went into a hive for a quick inspection and honey harvest and noticed queen cells already! One more queen and I will be able to split the hive. Look out for swarms coming soon!

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Electric Meter Swarm Lure in Los Altos :)

Well, here we are again. This is the third swarm that moved into this electric meter box in Los Altos. The homeowners call me when they see bee activity and I go and rescue them. 🙂 But this time they … Continue reading

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